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SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
immigrant it's an organization that i went to as a young child. it's a full circle to come back and have serve the community. my mother went there seeking help. i get the combrieths i understand the immigrant experience and how to better their lives. as that's the main inspiration i try to lead by example. i'll honored to be reconsidered for this appointment and if you have any questions, i'll be happy to answer them. i'm sorry how long have you been on the commission >> two years. >> okay two years and what have you accomplished. >> we worked 45rd we created legislation policies in the if not community within san francisco. we try to hold a series of hearings we want to push for expensive immigration reform. we're going to continue to work toward this. we worked really hard to work on a variety of bill from understanding critical policies and we've worked hard for the due process and workers rights. we know how important city college is to immigrant community. and we needed to convey how important to keep city college open it's a lifeline for immigrant and what they contribu
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
i'll probably be there six months doing the research what are the immigration things in san francisco and what has the board done in the past. i think i'll follow a long-term goal. to answer your question while i'm building and working on something specific i'd like to implement >> you say you're a student now. >> right. >> what's the plan to manage our time. >> i know they meet on monday at 1 o'clock. i'm halfway you done so the workload is not an issue. i spoke in my conversation that was one of the questions how much time do you do in precipitate work. i was told the meetings don't last more than an hour mayor ed lee and maybe take a couple of hours of prep time >> are tell you pktd any other commissions you'd be interested in. >> one of the questions i answered was i felt i had the rezit skills and references and i don't want to half step anything i want to hit the ground running as fast as i can if i thought there were other commissions but this is the one i actually can come in and do some work. >> do you live in san francisco. >> i do. >> thank you. i have no
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 9:30pm PST
over 2 years. i'm not an immigrant i'm a fourth generation san franciscan and lived most of my life in district 8 and a raise my kids here and work as a culture anthropologists my expertise is sense s.p.c.a.ship in the united states. that's been a tremendous opportunity to sit on the commission to understand the issue that i've been focusing envoy been the impact of state and federal policy around immigration and the opportunity for leadership outside the city on immigrant policy and to you put forward and prioritize the leadership we're actively and engaged in san francisco we've done tremendous work in the area of women's leadership and embattling domestic violence and winning the rights of labor protection for the workers and most recently, the due process law ordinance that the board of supervisors passed and guaranteeing respect for immigrant rights in the judicial and the separation of judicial enforcement at the local level. for me personally, i want to the opportunity. i wanted to continue to serve and learn and would be happy to do so if you're willing to reappoint me >> d
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:30pm PST
. >> how do you tie-in your experience with this particular are commission this is immigrants from latino america. most of the families that served like my parenting parents they understand the issues they want to make sure their children have a better life and get the best education so we see the issues and barriers. many of them live in the shadows we don't ask or tell. that's why this is so important it will make people want to attribute. we see how poverty weeks ago on people their trans gentle and move across san francisco immigrants go toward affordable housing that's why you have hirnt point that's more diverse and we continue to see the impact of the new comer youth. by the serve several scalds that have a large number of newcomers youth and see the channels their vulnerable to gang recruitment and to drop out we want to make sure the english language learners are not far behind. i think i bring alls experiences to the committee and those issues that impact gantsz or gun points >> thank you very much and for you're good work and a neblths one up. and thank you four attending the
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 11:00am PST
unique attorneys that's done the range of immigration work because i'm passionate i have seen the by his side and what it does it our economy and families and our community and i've seen the incredible force that enterprises bring to revitalize our community and to hire talent from within and aboard. i've seen great entrepreneurship by welcoming talented folks from aboard so reforming the immigration system i hope i'll get a chance to be part of it. and we're looking forward to putting together a team and rolling out the historic reform of that system >> thank you for this conversation. >> thank you to our san francisco chamber of commerce and business forward and sf city for co- hosting this town hall. i'm eager to hear from the other companies about their stories of immigration. tell us your own stories. we're to start with you the ceo of illuminate. >> so my story is not any more special then the stories of what you've heard. you group in india. i gave a shout out and my family really believes in education and the empowerment through education. there is a certain resistlessness and
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 10:30am PST
joined us for a town hall with mayor ed lee with the obama administration on the action on immigration founded here just a few blocks away. that what matters is we have a mare that understands the issues a nearest and dear it to us and that's immigration reform. since it's inception we've gotten over 20 visas alone and the feeling is we have a shortage on green talent when we need to go through the steps we need to go through and for the tech community we're focused on opening up our technical school to the global community. we're in a talent war along with a state war on services gov. and anything we can help to create change here means so much to us. we have the mayor who can creative impact so we stand behind mayor ed lee and we're thrilled he's here. i'm so excited to here what he is has to say. thank you (clapping) >> julia and kevin a thank you for being subpoena great community leaders were we're going to have a robust town meeting this is being live for my radio program. we like to let people know in advance. i'm going to ask a few questions then we're going to open it up to y
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
to appoint 6 members to the immigrant rights commission there are 8 seats and 6 applicant. >> okay. we have the immigrant affairs office here. >> good afternoon chair joe and supervisor breed and supervisor cowen. it's an honor to see you. i think we're at an should not moment in the history of the immigrants rights commission we have a number of should not folks who are interested in joining the commission. the commission has been here for over 16 years and not as effective as it is now. in the past few years the commission has conducted over - we have public safety and federal immigration and that's for protecting community. the commission is also issued several major reports on expensive glths reform and recently held a meeting on the court instructs the jury closer. so today, the commission is recognized for a vicinities for the city's underserved community. this is due in large part because of the partnership with my office. the commissioners that come to meeting they listen to the community, they do all even though heavy lifting on behalf of their fellow commissioners they're a diver
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
. i am an immigrant from puerto rico i came here, no 1977. i'm devoted a large part of my life to struggle for the rights of the defashioned or oppress here in san francisco central america and other places. i would like to serve one more time in this commission to help fulfill along with my colleagues the work we set four ourselves last year. as you may know we've worked very hard in policy recommendations luke local will i to the board of supervisors and mayor on the sanctuary city and a public safety under the local trust act an language access and immigrant. at the state level we have worked and followed and put a policies recommendations on under no circumstances the california domestic workers bill of rights driver's license for undocumented and other bills that effect immigrants. at the federal level we've asked leaders and representatives to enact the immigration reform that relevance a quality for justice for all. we engage and listen carefully to the san franciscan immigrant community to meetings & living and breathing our daily lives here in san francisco. thank you
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 11:30am PST
and the what. so the why you can teach them about the immigrant that's picking straubdz. hey, we need immigration reform because we need the education in the u.s. and by the way, those reforms is going to have a - the why then the how. i'm helping march for innovation. it's an online movement that is making it easy to help people to do action. you go on facebook and wherever it's time to take action you can send a tweet to your congress men and women and try to convince your friends to do the same. you sign up and you'll get instructions from the e-mail. i honestly don't know people in north american. i promise - back in the day when the law - by the way, who remembers what soap is. many websites replaced the website with some kind of black and white frame. we feel we really have a model of activity we should - i'm going to tell everybody that 1, 2, and 3 to support the immigration reform. we're going to have access or the chances of services like voices 1, 2, and 3 is going to be much lower. i want to see the business owners follow suit. by the way, my wife and daughter are here and
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 3:30pm PST
didn't see a timothy. >> good afternoon honorable board members. i'm timothy i'm an immigrant from africa and have been in san francisco since 1974. i was the co-founder for african-american desk club. from the bay area board members of the san francisco and the executive director of the commission. i'm currently open the immigrant commission and would like to be reappointed to continue to serve and telephone number continue to serve guideline immigrants for languages and mental health and domestic family issues. i have degrees if mental health and i've been deep involved and work closely with the hardworking staff and my fellow commissioners in passing the due process that on civil immigration that was relevance passed by the board of supervisors. and i sincerely thank you for passing this important ordinance. finally, i'd like to thank the mayor and board of supervisors and our hardworking staff as well as my fellow commissioners and the immigrant living in the bay area especially in san francisco. you have nothing to lose if you reappoint those 6 commissioners we walk closely to
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
they know brown doctor moedz his work was you instrumental and the voices of the immigrant in this community it should be said that he helps in public health and unemployment and getting the social services that's one person that's been the bridge and the animal health fair. i saw one nonprofit organization from the western edition from china town hall from the hispanic community he goes auto he's also a board member of y cd you've all spoken in terms of employment for the protecting san franciscans the doctor is a fine person. and lastly we need hispanics on the commission so this community needs representation >> i'm here with selena less than to ask for your support in rereinstating her as vice chair and talk about the other commissioners the other seats 4, 6, 8 and lifting. this is personally one of the most important commissions it keeps us you plugged into the community. on particularly our immigrant community. one of the biggest challenges is keeping the full commission. i'm totally on the attention when we first took over that was a problem. there were 15 commissio
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
in terms of neglectly. i want to see this is diverse. i'm curious in regards to immigrant percentage whooid wide just broad strokes it didn't have to be denied in broad strokes what's our immigrant population in san francisco >> our immigrant population in san francisco just made a presentation on this is 36 percent or one in every 3 receipts in the city. regardless of the breakdown the europe wan and ailing and aevenlg >> about 64 percent are from and 16 percent if mexican and 13 and a half percent from the uc and ireland and germany and other parts of europe and 1.6 percent are from african and nigeria and other parts of africa that he and then less than two tenths are from the occurring run. >> what are the russian. >> they fall a - supervisor breed you have a question? >> i'm happy to bring telling up but let me start by saying anyone can bring whoever you want this is a system that has existed for a long time. you were actually an interim in any office and they were to assist with information for the rules committee. and for any item that's brought before the rules committee the o
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
. they believe the managers targeted them because of their race and immigration status and for speaking out. >> the reasons have varied. some were not given any reason. they were just told that their last shift would be in a couple of days. >> some of the employees say they were forced to go through extensive immigration checks. the company would not comment about the specific complaints. quote, jack in a box is sensitive to the fact that loyal, hard working people have been affected by these determinations. >>> the sunnyvale city council is expected to decide tonight if they'll go forward with a new office park. it will consistent of six eight-story buildings. the project is designed by the same person who did moffett towers a few years ago. >>> it's a huge milestone for a bay area woman who is 100 years old. we'll explain that next. >>> today a 100-year-old fremont woman was sworn in as a u.s. citizen. >> this doesn't happen very often. she is originally from china. she spent most of her life living in hong kong. when she was just 80 years old, she decided to move to canada do join her so
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
hungry. and as an immigrant coming into this country, i was, you know, i had this image that there would be no hunger and this country because, you know, it is the wealthiest country in the world. and it is, ironic that in the wealthiest country in the world and one of the wealthiest cities in the world, san francisco, that there are people, children, families, seniors, who every day, go to bed hungry. and i think that it is really sad, that that is the reality it, for so many people in san francisco. that is why i think that this hearing is so important. and you know, it is around the time of the holidays that perhaps some of these issues have more resonance for folks. but i think that this is really important, we picked up the examiner today and the front page of the examiner today was housing cost and rents and those top concerns for san franciscans and you know that there is a sense of people are being displaced. but, i think that we are forgetting that even basic things like putting the food on the table is something that many people are not able to do. and so, i think that we have
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
, but they could be immigrants, seniors, homeless, people, with disabilities, and people who may be don't want to go through the hassle factor of accessing cal fresh and the people who remoteness, and would have been a part of the city where they will have to transfer from one bus line to another bus line to get to the office. >> the people who are unaware of the fact that over 500 new applicants a month are applying on-line, using my benefits cal wynn on-line portal that we introduced here in san francisco. about four years ago. and so there is a lot of ways that people can access cal fresh now and they can go to the office and they can apply on-line, and they can work with the partners at the san francisco food bank who has a monthly cal at ther on the website of different places around san francisco, where the people are going, but really what we are looking at at the department of human services, this winter is taking a fairly deep dive into our current caseload, and saying, which people are getting medical and getting healthcare benefits that are not accessing cal fresh but have income l
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm PST
grew up in new york city, one to my parents who had immigrated here to the u.s. actually, i started really becoming active in working with the community when i was in high school. came out to california for college, went to stanford. i was always politically involved. when i was a college student, i worked on the initiative to get rid of affirmative action in our public government system. currently, we have 3 legislative items that are pending. the first is going to be coming to a final vote on tuesday, our mid-market uptown tenderloin task exemption legislation. it is basically an incentive to encourage businesses to come to mid-market. in particular, where we have the highest commercial vacancy. and then when i graduated, moved out to san francisco about 12 years ago. i always loved sanford cisco in college, and i just wanted to try it out. i started working in economic development policy. i was a community organizer for six years. i worked with young people, parents, and families around issues that concern our neighborhoods, whether it was improving muni lines, affordable housing
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 7:30am PST
chinese-americans. we're linked to help build railroads with many of the chinese immigrants coming to san francisco to join in the immigration station just to reach our shores. this new bridge will not be just an engineer marvel but carrying 2 hundred and 80 thousand vehicles between san francisco and the east bay each day and hundreds of thousands of bicyclists at the same time. today marks the historic part of our region but it's a long ending of a long chapter after the 1989 earthquake. just 29 years ago it took 63 lives. and we were forced to with & an accepted opportunity to build something better. in my city because of the earthquake the embark freeway is gone. now the service retrofit of today's bay bridge will insure that when the next massive earthquake hits our infrastructure will withstand that. it serves as ingenuity and it will help us. as we say thank you to the contractors and the engineers, the men and women in our labor force and their representatives and as they go on to other bridges, other transportation projects like bart extensions as we say goodbye and as their role
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
. more than half of americans also don't like the way he is handling foreign policy. immigration and the economy. the data now raising concerns over what can still be accomplished in his next few years as president. joining us now is our political panel angela mcgrewen, fox knew political analyst, and ronow molono. the president used to enjoy euphoric ratings. now his approval rating is abysmal on all kinds of issues. so ways happening overall? why is this happening? what kind of take do you look at this -- what prism do you look at this through, angela? >> the bottom line is this. are you better off today than you were four years ago? most americans that elected this president yet again, now they're having buyers remorse, because most americans are not better off. if you look at the unemployment rate at 7% but for the black community, last check, it was 13%. the hispanic community has not lowered that much and for women and young adults, if you have a college degree, kelly, most people don't have a job today, so people are looking at this situation and though the president is a
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 5:00am PST
on the immigration status of a relative of president obama. why many legal experts say the decision was completely by the book. >>> good morning. traffic is doing pretty well if you are driving through on westbound 24. you can see traffic continues to look good all the way through the tunnel. we will tell you where the traffic is slowing down now. >>> its a layers kind of day. you might want to have multiple layers. how cold will it get? and are we looking at low snow levels? i'll have the details coming up. i want you to know stuff i want you to be kind. i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm PST
about mrs. moedz anonymous to the immigrant but to san francisco. i only had an opportunity to meet with phil and i was very optimistic because i know how hard he worked and i i know about some of his ideas for this particular commission he will bring a missing voice. the gaps in this particular commission include the youth gap. he's not as young as i am - i'm kidding with that - he brings a prospective that seen always one of the gaps that is missing and i look at this commission and look at it how incredibly diverse s it is and how you have some really credible people. i came here concerned about the residency waiver and the attendance. i was definitely looking at mario he has incredible kre78d he credentials and below p blew me away with his presentation. it would be easier to appointed someone i know like phil who i actually had a had an to know he worked for me in my office he's hardworking and a great person and would do an incredible job but it's hard for me not to support the continuance of those candidates that are applying particularly with mel have a she wants one more te
FOX
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
judge ruled on the immigration status of president obama's uncle. the uncle made no comments either. he was facing possible deportation back to kenya but the court ruled he will be allowed to stay here in the u.s. even though he's been living for almost 50 years illegally here in the u.s.. his record shows he arrived in this country on a student visa in 1963 and never left. despite being ordered to go back home in 1991. he became publicly known when he was arrested for drunk driving in 2011. >> i think this arrest in the long run is really good for him because now he got to stay and with a green card and become a citizen and get to retire in america. >> legal experts say the judge appeared to rule on this case strictly by the book. u.s. immigration policy allows immigrants to become permanent residents if they came to this country before 1972 and they have good moral character. >>> the richmond city council gave unanimous approval to smokers using electronic cigarettes in enclosed public spaces. e-cigarettes use batteries to heat a liquid that contains nicotine. supporters say they make
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 9:30am PST
from asian caucus that have done work to support immigration reform. we have so many young people that came to the i see at a young age from a convolute process don't have the same access because of their jobs in the country. they've been courageus about how they can access higher education. and i want to recognize hospitality house jamming i didn't changing is our executive director. when people ask me how we're addressing homelessness in the center it's by hospitality house. one that people go to and they have an arts center. by supporting those organizations it's going to be a wonderful partnership. and seeing people how to golf is a wonderful wonderful thing thank you. again and i want to present this accomodation on the part of the board of supervisors to the d g in our start up incubator where you're beginning our start up we what to thank you for this opportunity for the ribbon cutting (clapping.) thank you very much >> thank you and welcome again. >> thank you (clapping.) thank you very much. okay. now moving on i'd like to ask an important guest to come to the stage h
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am PST
as well. immigrate. thank you, regina. for those of you looking to contact these organizations, you can find their contact information in the program you should have picked up when you sign in. for those of you who are prospective entrepreneurs, if we could limit the acronyms and talk more about what those acronyms mean. >> sounds good. thanks, mark, virginia, and leader pelosi for putting on this event, and for all that she has done -- thanks mark, regina , and later pelosi. we have been able to access resources through the sba and the cdfi fund which helps get money to small businesses in this time of need. opportunity fund is not a bank or a government agency. we are an independent nonprofit organization with a mission to provide capital to working people to help them earn, say, and invest in the future. we focus primarily on businesses that are not yet bankable. most of our clients are themselves low or moderate income people or working in low or moderate income neighborhoods. but not exclusively. we will look at any business we think can bring about substantial community benefits.
NBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
policy areas such as immigration. really a key issue here. and unemployment rates as well. that's 2% above the national average. so, you know, to be fair, some of this, by the way, goes with the territory. some of the concern comes along with the obama administration. he's well into his second term. you know, for many he doesn't seem to have that zip, the spark he had during the first term. >> politics, there's always a string attached. the implications down the road, we'll look at the midterm elections next year and, of course, 2016. >> yeah, there could be big ones. the 2014 midterm elections could be costly for the democrats here, especially in state legislative races where you may remember they'll try to hold on to the very precious 2/3 majority which is neutralized republicans. also, with less enthusiasm among key constituencies, there will be a few congressional seats in play in northern california as well, like jerry mcnerney and john garamendi come to mind. critical seats for those folks. then there's the 2016 presidential election. the big one. with these numbers, republica
FOX
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
group of immigrants. the irish. when frank quinn grew up here there were a few italian families, a few scots but the rest of the people were irish. salons served irish whisky. >> all the irish families are gone and moved some where else. >> absolutely. >> reporter: when he was a child getting a catholic education and the roaring -- everyone seems to have a job and the stock market was creating a whole new class of millionaires. these were the days of prohibition. that 13 year period when a constitutional amendment made alcoholic drinks illegal. of course the law was widely ignored. perhaps nowhere as openly as in the mission district. frank quinn remembers when someone asked his uncle where he could get a drink in the neighborhood. >> my uncle said to him. do you know where the funeral parlor is down in the block. he said yes, he said well that's the only place here where you can't get a drink. >> reporter: we looked at a building that was once a speak easy or as it was called a blind pig. >> if you wanted to get into one of these places they were illegal. how did you get in? >> you wo
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 2:30pm PST
, and wendy as well. james from senior disability and peter from the immigrant legal resource center, nancy cross, don nunly from the aims project, coline from the cap pain for a better nutrition and mopsy from the center of health and uc beckerry public health >> next speaker? >> good morning, my name is alex and i am a senior disability action. and even though there are meal sites and home delivered meals for seniors and people with disabilities that demand that such meals as stated in the funding can provide. and in 2006, the cap between the number of meals served and the number needed was between 6 and 9 million needs. annually. and the last three years, the budget for the home delivered meals has been cut and what needs to happen is that the money needs to be increased. and there is a long waiting list and it has to be paid with young people with disabilities and they tend to fall through the cracks, on the list of needs food is on top along with housing more money for food. >> thank you. >> next speaker. >> with reference to the sros one of the things ha they are asking for is that th
SFGTV
Dec 3, 2013 12:30pm PST
patients are actually immigrants who have a lot of competing priorities, family issues, child care issues, maybe not being able to find work or finding work and not being insured and health care sometimes isn't the top priority for them. we need to understand that so that we can help them take care of themselves physically and emotionally to deal with all these other things. they also have to be working through with people living longer and living with more chronic conditions i think we're going to see more patients coming through. >> starting next year, every day 10,000 people will hit the age of 60 until 2020. . >> the needs of the patients that we see at kerr senior center often have to do with the consequences of long standing substance abuse and mental illness, linked to their chronic diseases. heart failure, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, stroke, those kinds of chronic illnesses. when you get them in your 30's and 40's and you have them into your aging process, you are not going to have a comfortable old age. you are also seeing in terms of epidemics, an increase in alzheimer's and
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
for the workforce. definitely have passed the young people that were part of my program they were immigrants most emigrated like in the last 3ish years so they had a huge learning curve and i maid they were prepared to go to work and learn the laws that applies as a young person in san francisco. that's a lot more direct services. in terms of what i do i'm the coordinator for the hall of justice that focuses on sfeesh for people with high barriers to employment. and kind of identify what our barriers for adults in the services. so trying to see how we can help people with different abilities like access like the workforce system in san francisco so we have a really good department economic workforce development but for district 11 we found there's a lot of people that are again limited english spanking speaking so they have bad barriers they might have documentation issues and not enough time or experience there's a mri i can't do of different barriers. so we're trying to figure out ways to support them and a not just training them but also trying to advocacy in terms of workers rights and buildi
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
breaking a parisian code, wasn't it? instead of pretending these immigrants were not there, you're actually inspired by their colors, their hair, their clothes, and you turn them into your collection. >> definitely. i was very inspired by different people always. maybe -- with me, i felt a little different. a project at school. for example, not doing football. i was more touched by people that are a little different or could be rejected. they inspire me also because i do not know it was another world. for inspiration, for example, because close very clearly, very early became my attraction -- clothes became nmy attraction, a subsection. as more attractive to addressing people than addressing myself. it was not my objective desire, my own person. so i think that if i looked, the market inspire me. people different in it the streets or inspiring me. not what was fashion. maybe i was a finding something to were very inspiring. laurant. i like the ones that are different and have their own style. i like the ones that are different. they have style. i love them. so everyone that was different, i
SFGTV2
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm PST
's the incural culture or better immigration whether it's capital willing to invest and still enough of a production, you know, platform that if we're smart in this post recession environment we'll won't go back to the economy we'll move forward. i'm bullish about this and this region is rich in small batch and boutique on up to advanced >> technology will have a role in all of that as well. if you see this company 3-d technology for example, willing regulation in his the way we looked engineering systems because you could see it. auto desk is growing rapidly in san francisco they just opened up another portion of their work on pier 9. we're all talking about advanced manufacturing >> no longer have the machines but the machines are operating with an ipad and your reading out precision cutting everybody from chocolates to clothing to manufactured products so extension is going to play a big thing in manufacturing. >> if you're joining us think on the radio we're talking about economic growth and we have ed lee mayor of san francisco and the bruce cats from the washington area. let
SFGTV2
Dec 3, 2013 12:30pm PST
. my parents immigrated to the united states in the 1960's, and i was the first kid born in the u.s. my parents sacrificed everything so that their kids could have the opportunities that they wanted when they came here. i grew up in the boston area, live in different parts of boston, went to a catholic high school in dorchester, which is a section of boston. because of my parents work and the opportunities they gave me, my brothers and i were all blessed to go to harvard university. it was intense. i stayed there for college, for law school, and i also have a master's in public policy there. those are subjects i decided to study in part because i was very interested in public service and public policy issues and government. i ran for office in part because i wanted to serve the city and really protect all that is so special about what san francisco is. >> we've been talking for years about how important it is to build new neighborhoods, to develop affordable housing, make sure we have transit-oriented sustainable green development that really is worthy of a 21st century san francisco. w
SFGTV2
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
would arrive every week. it's become the city of dreams base it's the place that immigrants can afford to live and one-hundred plus languages are spoken here. in many ways this bridge was a dream of some people. and like most things in oakland it has not been easy. we have very difficult political and economic and other hurdles h that when we ail come tooth are not the results beautiful. isn't it really beautiful? so he texted the other mayor of oakland governor brown today and said we're sorry you're not here. for many of you who follow the fights he said he had an elegant view for this bridge. i know he had help from his brother they got it done and we have a bridge we can walk on today interest that he the bridge bridges our bridge bridges the economy and it's the symbol of what government can do. but the great structures mayor brown told me make sure you build things but this is really not only going to be the core of much of our transportation and commerce in the bay area but i believe a symbol. i was teasing a negotiation times reporter he picked the best place to come to. i'm ho
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am PST
, the mustard. >> opened on new york's lower east side in 1888, katz's jewish immigrant founders brought their recipes for cured beef from eastern europe. >> is there an art to making a good sandwich? >> it's an art form. every piece of meat is different. got to treat it like you would a baby. >> does katz's ever advertise? >> no. you don't need to. >> it's all word of mouth. >> yes! yes! >> it was in katz's where harry met sally in the 1989 film and had their famously orgasmic meal. katz's name isn't even mentioned in the movie. but word got around. >> i'll have what she's having. >> oh, yeah. >> this summer 20 couples from the comedy group improv everywhere, slipped in to katz's and recreated the movie scene. >> oh, yes! >> did you know that was coming? >> no idea. >> you thought about joining in? >> no. >> what has that movie scene meant to this business? >> every once in awhile a review, that movie put you on the back. we were here a hundred years before the movie was made. >> it didn't hurt. >> you need a ticket to get in. they will charge you $50 if you lose it. it's how katz's kee
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
's proposal for immigration reform. republicans on the budget conference committee consider letting this through. >> we recognize that when employment -- unemployment is at this level that we should help the long-term unemployed. 1.3 million people will have a lump of coal in their stockings if we don't do this. >> the date to watch there is december 28. before that, they meet on december 17 and 18. a growing number of economists surveyed by bloomberg say that policymakers will decide to taper. that number doubled from 17% to 34% after today's strong jobs report. still in the lead, not by much. they are putting the december taper at 50%. >> the. for more of the november jobs numbers we will take a look at our chief economist. welcome back. good to see you again. is this evidence of a sustainable economic recovery in the u.s.? >> how can it not be sustainable? we are almost four years into this. when it comes out these headlines am a and they are saying, well, maybe we will taper in a few months. we want to be sure. the credibility is in question. >> that is why i posed the question.
CBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
, thousands of immigrants are sworn in as american citizens. but today, san francisco had a rare ceremony. as john ramos tells us, it's never too late to find a new home. >> reporter: when he rolled to the swearing-in room it was the shortest leg of a journey that has spanned her entire life. but it was a first for the san francisco citizenship office. >> they said, we have 100-year- old applicant and the first thing i said was, wow. it's once in a blue moon. >> reporter: mrs. chang was born october 15, 1913 in china. but at 21, she moved to hong kong and was married. her husband died in 1979 and in 1993, at the age of 80, she moved to canada to live with her son. but then in 2004, mrs. chang moved again to the united states to live in fremont with her daughter, wendy, and 40 other family members. >> can i have you raise your right hand please? >> reporter: mrs. chang has wanted to be a citizen for five years now but it takes 20 years to be exempt from having to learn english. her daughter convinced the department that that might not be feasible for health reasons. so today was the big da
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
with immigration. the same thing that we're going to have to do for voting rights. i just -- he referenced so much work, gave us a road map to do it. >> schieffer: we'll have to leave it there. thank you all so much. >> thank you. >> schieffer: really something. thank you all. we'll be back in a moment. >> i am a yankee! [ male announcer ] celebrate the season -- it's customer appreciation month at subway! come and enjoy two of your favorite six-inch subs -- just $2 each all december long. get the six-inch cold cut combo or the six-inch meatball marinara, built fresh from the bread up just the way you say for just $2. nobody says thank you like this! this december only at subway, where value is served up fresh all day. subway. eat fresh. >> schieffer: well that's all the time we have for today. but we'll be back next week and as we go we want to leave you with more of maya angelou's tribute to nelson mandela. no sun outlasts its sunset but will rise again and bring the dawn yes, mandela's day is done yet we, his inheritors will open the gates wider for reconciliation and we will respond generou
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
chris christie is forcefully denying that he's flipped his position on immigration. he ran his 2013 re-election campaign in support of legislation to provide instate tuition for young, undocumented students. the legislation commonly known as the dream act is about to be sent to his desk by the state legislature. but now, the governor says it goes too far and is refusing to sign it. on sunday, "the star ledger," new jersey's largest newspaper, accused christie of flip-flopping. the editorial board cited his 2016 presidential ambitions. >>> the republican-led house is expected to approve a ten-year extension today to an existing ban on plastic guns. these are weapons made from so-called 3d printers that go undetected by metal detectors. democrats say they'll back the plan, but some say they favor making that ban permanent. >>> washington, d.c.'s mayor could have a bumpy road towards re-election. embattled democrat vincent bray said monday that he'll run for a second term next year. four of his high-level aides have pleaded guilty to felonies, including two who received more than $260,000
FOX
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
a goal to reignite the immigration reform debate and those will being delivered at 11:00. >>> dale smith reported engine trouble and asked for a place to land safely. this is video of the plain they are asking for help. earlier in the week crews reported hearing am hearing something. >>> officials say the teacher walls shot to death as he was jogging. we don't know the teacher's name yet but they say he taught chemistry and came from texas. this shooting comes after ambassador chris stevens and three other -- chris stevens and three others were shot after the 9/11 attacks. >>> it was sue toed to be the first game cleared. what caused them to be sent back to the united states. >>> the smoke was getting heavier and heavier. >> another break down on the term bart strandings, what happened inside a loose bay area. >>> we will tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area weather, stay tuned. >>> and we have e-mails on all of these cold temperatures and we have some record-setting temperatures and what about some low snow levels for friday night. . >>> time now 5:45 time for the la
SFGTV
Dec 2, 2013 9:30pm PST
are typically immigrants, seniors, families and there is a disproportionately high number of children as well as some of our city's lowest income and longest term residents. they live in very affordable units but lack tenant rights. a study in district 11 showed that 45% of residents and in-laws don't even have written leases with their landlords. for many year, there have been significant calls for legalization, inlaw secondary units are simple and cost effective methods of increasing our cost effective supply, organizations from spur to the housing action coalition and tenant organizations have encouraged our city to consider legalization, but unfortunately, we have had a don't ask, don't tell policy, we have turned a blind eye to inlaw policies, it has eliminated an average of 100 in-laws each year. what i'm proposing today is that we adopt a voluntary policy in the city to allow for the legalization of in-laws, we allow owners to voluntarily approach the city to legalize one existing inlaw unit without an additional permit. in my legislation, it would waive local planning rules that don't
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